Albert Leung


Albert Leung is an award-winning multi-platform investigative journalist. For more than 15 years, he's covered national and international elections, the Olympic Games, and live breaking news. Albert is also the creator and host of the acclaimed podcast series Campus, which has captured multiple international awards including the prestigious United Nations Department of Public Information Award.

Latest from Albert Leung

CBC Investigates

Ottawa's pandemic hiring boom adds billions to federal payroll

A CBC News analysis reveals the federal civil service grew by more than 35,000 people over the two-year COVID-19 pandemic — a 12 percent increase. Four government departments account for the lion's share of the new jobs.

Claims against Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz dropped from U.S. lawsuit

Claims that Edmonton Oilers owner Daryl Katz paid an underage ballerina for sex have been withdrawn from a U.S. civil suit after the lawyer for the plaintiffs conceded he was wrong about the dancer's age.

Civil suit accuses Edmonton Oilers owner of paying teenage ballerina for sex

A new U.S. civil suit alleges that Daryl Katz, the billionaire owner of the Edmonton Oilers, paid a 17-year-old ballerina for "sexual favours." Katz denies the claim, and says the money was for a film project the dancer was pitching to his Hollywood production company.
CBC Investigates

Documents reveal Hockey Canada received $14M in federal funds over the past 2 years

As Ottawa politicians ask if public money was used to compensate a woman who alleges she was the victim of a gang sexual assault by eight junior hockey players in 2018, documents obtained by CBC News give a fuller picture of Hockey Canada's finances — and growing wealth.

Accused Buffalo killer got weapons tips in chat group, prompting calls for online oversight

The recent deadly racist attack in Buffalo, N.Y., planned with tactical advice from online chat groups, is sparking calls in Canada and beyond for better oversight of internet content. Civil liberties activists say trying to sanitize the web of violent material is logistically difficult.
Go Public

Her mail was opened, her Apple Watch stolen and this woman blames Canada Post

An Ontario woman says her Apple Watch went missing after it was mailed from Australia by her daughter, and she suspects the package was opened by someone within Canada Post.
CBC Investigates

Ukraine has will, but Russia has might: How their military forces match up

Russia's military is generally considered to be the second-most powerful in the world, behind the United States. Ukraine ranks 22nd. That power imbalance that is on stark display as Vladimir Putin's forces speed towards Kyiv.
CBC Investigates

Hacked convoy data shows more than half of donations came from U.S.

Although Canadians gave more money than Americans, more than half of the donations to the convoy protest made through the crowdfunding website GiveSendGo came from the United States, an analysis of hacked data from the site reveals.
CBC Investigates

Ex-employees ask how convicted fraudster obtained pandemic support while their wages went unpaid

More than a dozen former employees of Toronto businessman and convicted fraudster Rob Roche have filed complaints over unpaid wages at his PPE supply company, raising questions about how his firms managed to obtain government pandemic support.

The pandemic is changing how restaurants do business — and it might be for good

The pandemic heralding big changes to the dining experience, such as smaller restaurants, dedicated takeout counters and a shift toward snazzier experiences to lure back indoor diners. Some of those changes might be permanent.